National Talent Search Examination is also known was inaugurated in the year 1963 under the guidance of NCERT that stands for the (National Council of Educational Research and Training). The motive behind its establishment was to give renowned scholarships to deserving candidates who are chosen through NTSE exams.
Furthermore, NTSE is conducted for the well-being of the students of the 10th class. NTSE is a platform for the desirous aspirants to pursue higher education in streams like Science and Social Studies.
NTSE exam opens gates for students to acquire scholarships for their further studies. NTSE is one of the most prestigious exams conducted by NCERT in India.
NTSE pattern of examination
- The NTSE exam is conducted in two-level, Stage one is State level and the other Stage two is National level
- Stage one i.e. State level is held for the students of 10th standard in 29 states and 7 Union territories.
- After successfully clearing stage one a student avails the chance for the next stage that is National-level administered by the NCERT.
- The mode in which the exam is conducted is offline for both the papers i.e. MAT (Mental Aptitude Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) respectively.
Tips and tricks for solving NTSE sample paper
- The candidate should set a 2 hrs time limitation for solving the NTSE sample paper.
- A student should be well prepared before giving an attempt for the NTSE sample paper.
- Candidates should avoid using a textbook or other study material while solving NTSE sample paper and should positively check it after finishing the paper for smooth performance.
- While analyzing the answer sheet for the second stage the candidate can give each correct answer a mark and subtract 1/3rd of a mark for each incorrect answer.
Question paper for stage-I and Stage II
NTSE class 10 sample papers play a great role in helping students to prepare for both the stages namely State level i.e. Stage one and National Level i.e. Stage two. NTSE exams for stage one are conducted for every individual state separately.
Every state slates separate NTSE exams for the first level. Stage I is a level that is mandatory for each student to qualify to touch the bar of stage two that is the national-level exam. And only selected students are granted permission of appearing in the NTSE national level exam.